Gates Foundation urges UN and honors inspiration as goalkeeper | Health, medicine and fitness

By Thalia Petty, Associated Press New York (AFP) – Bill Gates and Melinda French Gates combined distinctive optimism with sobering questions about persistent gender inequality and hunger at an event focused on reaching global development goals, held by the Gates Foundation on the sidelines of the United Nations General Assembly. Bill Gates made the case … Read more

Oil company settles criminal cases in California spill | Health, medicine and fitness

Aimee Thaksin, Don Thompson SANTA ANA, CA (Associated Press) — An oil company pleaded guilty Thursday in federal court to neglecting to dump crude off the coast of Southern California when its underwater pipeline ruptured last year, a leak that closed miles of coastline and closed fisheries. Meanwhile, in state court, Houston-based Amplify Energy and … Read more

McIlroy prepares to leave LIV golfers at Wentworth | Health, medicine and fitness

Written by Doug Ferguson – AP . Golf Writer ATLANTA (AFP) – Rory McIlroy set the tone for a controversial week at Wentworth for the BMW PGA Championship when he thought of the 18 players from Saudi-funded LIV Golf who entered the main event of the European Tour. In his press conference Sunday after Winning … Read more